#94 Beating Back To Work Stress, Why The Intention Behind Your Workout Matters, Digital Health for Seniors and Advance Care Planning

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 24 and 25, 2019 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss the natural treatment of stress with Joel Thuna, why the intention behind your workout matters with Rucsandra Mitrea, Digital Health for Seniors with Michael Green and Zayna Khayat and Advance Care Planning with Chad Hammond

 

We specifically discuss:

The Natural Treatment of Stress

  • Who suffers from stress?
  • Is all stress bad?
  • Stress equilibrium
  • Dealing with stress in the moment
  • Adaptogens – Ginseng
  • Vitamin B for a balanced diet
  • Essential Oils
  • A Healthy Diet
  • Sleep and Regular Exercise
  • Avoiding alcohol, smoking, vaping and other toxins

The Intention Behind Your Workout

  • What mistakes do people make to derail their workouts?
  • Body awareness
  • Punishment workouts
  • Why do we (should we) work out?
  • Why is it important to be focused in our workout?
  • Preserving the wellness in our bodies
  • Form and awareness

Digital Health For Seniors

  • What is the mandate for digital health for aging Canadians?
  • How can digital access to health care improve life for Canadians
  • Access2022
  • Is the Canadian health care system ready to deal with the aging population?
  • Why is digital access to health so important for Canada?
  • What will the future of health care in Canada look like?
  • Will there be push back from older Canadians in digitizing health?
  • The technology gap
  • What digital tools are and will be available to facilitate health care?

Advance Care Planning

  • What is advanced care planning?
  • Why don’t Canadians take steps to plan for advanced care?
  • Who are Canadians speaking with about advanced care planning?
  • When do we think we should be considering advance care planning?
  • To learn more about resources for advance care planning go here.

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s articles  in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitrea and her work at Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Michael Green/Zayna Khayat and the work at Access2022 go here.

To learn more about Chad Hammond and his work at the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association go here.

#91 The Truths and Myths of Herbal Remedies, Male Sexual Dysfunction, What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Go To Surgery and Food Safety In Restaurants

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on August 3 and 4, 2019 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss the truths and myths of herbal remedies with Joel Thuna, male sexual dysfunction with Carlyle Jansen, what you should know before going into surgery with Patrick Nellis and food safety in restaurants with Vito Marinuzzi

We specifically discuss:

The Truths and Myths of Herbal Remedies

  • Are herbal remedies drugs?
  • Advantages of herbal remedies
  • How does the government perceive herbal remedies?
  • Are herbal remedies safe/Can you overdose on them?
  • Is there scientific proof of herbal remedies?
  • Are there side effects to herbal remedies?
  • St.John’s Wort
  • Aloe Vera
  • Ginseng
  • How do you find the best possible herbal remedies?

Male Sexual Dysfunction

  • Sometimes men are not in the mood
  • Gender roles
  • The reasons for men’s lack of desire
  • Men are expected to “Man Up”
  • Do men want to be desired?
  • What are the benefits of men being desired?

What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Have Surgery

  • Why is it important for patients to prepare for surgery
  • The patient’s role in the surgery process
  • Why aren’t the doctors providing this information?
  • How do you keep track of what is important presurgery?
  • What is important to do presurgery?
  • The patient involved in the decision making process in the health care process
  • How do patients become more involved in the health care process?
  • “Ready For My Surgery”

Food Safety in Restaurants

  • What are the food safety issues that restaurants deal with?
  • Food sourcing
  • Are there really disaster restaurants really out there?
  • Restaurant inspections in Toronto
  • Warning signs that a restaurant isn’t as clean as it should be?
  • What are the signs that you’ve eaten bad food?

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s articles  in Tonic Magazine go here.

To read Carlyle’s articles in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Patrick Nellis and his upcoming book “Ready For My Surgery” go here.

To learn more about Vito Marinuzzi or make a reservation at his restaurants go here.